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RESULTS Austin celebrates

Success for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TUberculosis and Malaria

On September 16, 2016 in Montreal, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau hosted a successful pledging conference for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Pledges from the private sector and governments worldwide totaled $13 billion. These funds will enable the Global Fund to save 8 million lives and prevent 300 million new infections in the next 3 years alone. Leading the way, the U.S. promised to match $1 for every $2 contributed by other donors up to a maximum of $4.3 billion.

Progress for the Maternal and Child Survival

RESULTS continues to push for passage of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act. The bill proposes reforms with the bold goal of saving the lives of 15 million children and of 600,000 mothers by 2020.  As of October 1st, the House bill has 201 bipartisan cosponsors.  Now now we are intensifying our efforts by urging the cosponsors to encourage the chairman of that committee to move the bill forward.

RESULTS Austin activities in 2016

RESULTS Austin is excited that Dr. Sheeba Kunnel, a pediatrician here in Austin, joined as a strong member of our group.  With her energy renewing our enthusiasm, we accomplished:

  • published letters to the editor on global health.
  • Face to face meetings with Representatives Gene Green, Bill Flores, Roger Williams, Michael McCaul, John Carter & Lamar Smith.
  • Fourteen meetings with congressional staff.
  • Rep. McCaul cosponsored the Education for All Act,  which passed unanimously in the House.
  • Three of our representatives signed letters supporting appropriations requests.
  • Four of us attended the International Conference in DC.

Your Support!

Thanks to your support, RESULTS staff is able to inspire us, the volunteers, to be effective activists.  You are empowering RESULTS outreach in all 50 states reaching more members of Congress and producing more media for greater impact. Because of donations like yourst, RESULTS is expanding around the world, helping citizens in other countries become effective in guiding decisions of their own governments. 

We want a world where everyone has access to health, education and economic opportunity.  With your help we can achieve this vision.  Thank you for being our partner!

GOAL: $10,000.00
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Raised: $15,125.00
Name Amount Raised for Team
Team CaptainAustin RESULTSRegistrant avatar$15,125.00
TOTAL $15,125.00

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